Popov

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Popov

(Russian paˈpɔf)
n
1. (Biography) Alexander Stepanovich (alɪkˈsandər stɪˈpanəvitʃ). 1859–1906, Russian physicist, the first to use an aerial in experiments with radio waves
2. (Biography) Oleg (Konstantinovich). born 1930, Russian clown, a member of the Moscow Circus
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